Theater

1907 The Herald Square Theatre in New York hosts the American premiere of Widower’s Houses. George Bernard Shaw‘s comedy is offered by the Shuberts in 16 special matinee performances. Effie Shannon and Herbert Kelcey star. 1940 Clemence Dane‘s drama Cousin Muriel visits the Globe Theatre in London. The powerhouse cast includes Edith Evans, Alec Guinness,
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HOBOKEN, NJ – Mile Square Theatre premieres its first Podcast play, written and performed by MST playwright-in-residence Joseph Gallo. In February of 2020, Gallo’s compilation of more than 250 Playbills, made-up entirely of shows he had seen on Broadway and Off-Broadway, opened as part of an art exhibit held at the Benjamin J. Dineen, II
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1933 Maxwell Anderson indicts Both Your Houses, a political story at the Royale Theatre. Morris Carnovsky is in the cast of the Theatre Guild production. The play wins the 1933 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. 1940 Ernest Hemingway details the Spanish Civil War in The Fifth Column. The Theatre Guild production re-worked by Benjamin Glazer stars
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Below are just some of the digital offerings this weekend. For more, check out Playbill’s Streaming Calendar, presented in partnership with Broadway Podcast Network. Friday, March 5 6 PM ET: Matthew Bourne’s Swan LakeNew York City Center kicks off Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Festival, a digital showcase featuring four New Adventures productions filmed at London’s
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Below are just some of the digital offerings this weekend. For more, check out Playbill’s Streaming Calendar, presented in partnership with Broadway Podcast Network. Friday, March 5 6 PM ET: Matthew Bourne’s Swan LakeNew York City Center kicks off Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Festival, a digital showcase featuring four New Adventures productions filmed at London’s
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1908 Actor Rex Harrison is born. He makes his London debut in Florence Kilpatrick’s Getting George Married, and later stars in the London production of Noël Coward‘s Design for Living. Among his numerous productions in London and on Broadway, he is best known for his portrayal of Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. 1948 Birthday
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1922 Eugene O’Neill‘s drama The First Man describes the strange tale of a scientist who curses the unborn child in his wife’s womb. The wife dies in childbirth and the child thrives. Augustin Duncan stages and stars. There are 27 performances at the Neighborhood Playhouse. 1933 Jimmy Durante and Lupe Velez star in the musical
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